LANCUM-094248: Roman coin: Nummus of the House of Contstantine

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-094248

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy commemorative nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD330-335 (Reece period 17). Victory on prow reverse type. Mintmark illegible.

Obverse: CONSTANTINOPOLIS; Helmeted bust left

Reverse: Victory on prow.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th April 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Matthew Ball

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Fragment

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory on prow.

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: Bashall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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